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gas·om·e·ter

 (gă-sŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An apparatus for measuring gases.
2. See gasholder.

[French gazomètre : gaz, gas (from Dutch gas; see gas) + -mètre, -meter.]
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gasometer

(ɡæsˈɒmɪtə)
n
(Chemical Engineering) a nontechnical name for gasholder
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gas•om•e•ter

(gæsˈɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an apparatus for measuring and storing gas in a laboratory.
2. a large tank or reservoir of gas, as at a gasworks.
[1785–95; < French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasometer - a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipegasometer - a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
2.gasometer - a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
storage tank, tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
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Translations

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → gasómetro m
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gasometer

[gæsˈɒmɪr] ngazomètre mgas oven nfour m à gaz
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gasometer

nGasometer m, → (Groß)gasbehälter m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gasometer

[gæˈsɒmɪtəʳ] ngas(s)ometro
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Watching the city go by from the hut in St John''s churchyard garden The skeletal frame of the gas-holder dominates the site e of the British Gas Grangetown works * An ornate lamppost adorns The Hayes * The pillar-box in Ninian Road, Roath Park * The water tower near Cardiff Central train station * One of a pair of navigation lamps at Bute West Dock near the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay, that would have helped guide ships safely into port * A relic of a more genteel age - an old-style red telephone box on the junction of Alder Road and Ninian Road, Roath Park
One of the Lankans' better players, all-rounder Sanath Jayasuriya, bade farewell to international cricket in the shadow of the famous gas-holder this week and that leaves the tourists even more vulnerable against a resurgent England.
Mr Brocklebank's candidate would be the gas-holder that dominates the town's skyline, also known as the Non-leaning Tower of Peasley.